'''Enoch Arnold Bennett''' (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is nowadays best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and film.
Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.169976 dc.contributor.author: Arnold Bennett dc.contributor.other: State Central Library dc.date.accessioned: 2015-07-07T02:17:39Z dc.date.available: 2015-07-07T02:17:39Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 0000-00-00 dc.date.citation: 1925 dc.identifier: THOTA KARTHIK CHAKRAVARTHY dc.identifier.barcode: 2990110008137 dc.identifier.origpath: /data/upload/0008/142 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/169976... Topic: State
LibriVox recording of Mental Efficiency and Other Hints to Men and Women , by Arnold Bennett. Read by Ruth Golding. In this light-hearted yet thought-provoking collection of articles, published in 1911, Bennett offers his thoughts on exercising your mind, organising your life, marriage, happiness and other pocket philosophies. The book stands the test of time, and much is still relevant and amusing - perhaps even more so, with nearly 100 years of hindsight, than when it was originally written.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, advice, philosophy, marriage, mind, conventions, life, books, individuality Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This book is the second in Bennett’s four books about life in the Five Towns (the real life Potteries in Staffordshire). It tells the story of Hilda before her marriage to Edwin Clayhanger (from the first book). Bennett explores Hilda's ambition to make a career for herself, her coming of age and her working experiences as a shorthand clerk and keeper of a lodging house in London and Brighton. He also shows her intensifying relationship with the enigmatic George Cannon that ends in her... Topics: Victorian, coming of age, courtship, Librivox, audio Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Pretty Lady, by Arnold Bennett. Read by Simon Evers. ‘The Pretty Lady’ is considered to be one of Bennett's most revealing and under-rated works. It is the story of a French prostitute, Christine, who has escaped from wartime Ostend, and set herself up in business in London. Though a refugee, she demands no pity; she is self-sufficient, practical and realistic. Christine is not a harpy preying on innocent soldiers, but a canny businesswoman, doing the best she can... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, WWI, England, London Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Ghost: A Modern Fantasy by Arnold Bennett. Read in English by Simon Evers The novel opens with Carl Foster, a recently qualified doctor, coming to London to try and make his fortune. He meets a famous tenor, Signor Alresca, who suffers a dreadful injury backstage and Foster tends to him. He thus meets the lead soprano, Rosetta Rosa, and falls hopelessly in love with her. Alresca takes Foster under his wing and they travel to Alresca's home in Bruges. It is clear to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, atmospheric ghost story
LibriVox recording of The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories , by Arnold Bennett. Read by Andy Minter. Twenty-two short stories by Arnold Bennett, mainly set in the 'Five Towns', Bennett's name for the pottery manufacturing towns of the English midlands (Summary by Andy Minter) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, short stories, England Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Grand Babylon Hotel, by Arnold Bennett. Read by Anna Simon. Theodore Racksole, a rich American multi-millionaire, buys the Grand Babylon Hotel, a luxurious hotel in London, as a whim - and then finds out there are strange things going on - a German prince is supposed to arrive but never turns up, someone is found murdered in the hotel, but then the body disappears. With the help of his independent daughter Nella and another German prince, Racksole sets out to solve the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, fiction, thriller, comedy, Bennett Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text